the head of a large business firm, especially of an industrial complex.
- Captain Jack
(Kintpuash) 1837?–73, Modoc leader.
- Captain james cook
Frederick Albert, 1865–1940, U.S. physician and polar explorer. George Cram [kram] /kræm/ (Show IPA), 1873–1924, U.S. novelist, dramatist, and poet. Captain James, 1728–79, English navigator and explorer in the S Pacific, Antarctic Ocean, and along the coasts of Australia and New Zealand. Sir Joseph, 1860–1947, Australian statesman, born in England: prime minister 1913–14. Mount. Also […]
- Captain’s mast
a session at which the captain of a naval ship hears and acts on the cases of enlisted personnel charged with committing offenses.
captaincy. the ability or skill of a military captain; leadership or generalship. Historical Examples There he was offered a captainship, if he would stay and fight a little. A Changed Heart May Agnes Fleming My captainship of cavalry was now no longer thought of: I was destined to political employment. The Life and Adventures of […]